What's the best collocations search website you've used?

I recall there being one associated with Oxford but can no longer find it. It returned results from classical and modern English sources, including some copyrighted archive collections (newspaper archives, literature archives, ...).

It had a very detailed search UI where you could specify phrase length, age, and similar.

  • Resource requests are not actually about the language, and are (on this site) accommodated on its Meta.ELU.
    – Andrew Leach Mod
    Jun 20, 2022 at 16:59
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    The most relevant meta question is Is there a tool that provides/suggests words that come before or after a word?. Do the resources there meet your needs?
    – Laurel Mod
    Jun 20, 2022 at 17:00
  • Covered at the resources list. Jun 20, 2022 at 18:12
  • If you have access to the OED, a list of all examples containing a given lemma followed by a KWIC sort would do precisely that, as well as containing examples of all idioms and constructions the lexical item participates in. Jun 24, 2022 at 18:29


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